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Hanoi: 3-Day Trip to Ninh Binh, Halong and Lan Ha Bay

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Discover a new side of Vietnam on this multi-day tour departing from Hanoi. Explore Ninh Binh's famous Trang An Cave and ancient Bai Dinh Temple, experience local culture with a 1-night homestay, try the ancient art of Tai Chi, and cruise in Ha Long Bay.

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  • Discovery most beautiful destination of Trang An, Bai Dinh, Mua Cave
  • Organized this specific cruise through Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay
  • Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest complex of Buddhist temples in the country
  • Explore the beauty of limestone caves so close by yours eyes
  • Tasting different dishes of local food along the tour.


3-Day Hanoi-Ninh Binh Full Day & Home-stay - Ha Long - Lan Ha Bay & 5-Star Cruise. Day 1: Hanoi - Ninh Binh 8:00 AM after being collected from the Hanoi Old Quarter, you will embark on your 2.5-hour journey to the Ninh Binh Province. Uncover the cultural and natural heritage of the Ninh Binh province on a guided day trip from Hanoi. Pay a visit to the Bai Dinh Temple Complex, float through the tranquil rivers of Trang An, and climb to the top of Mua Caves for striking panoramic views of rocky hills. Get picked up from your hotel in Hanoi and depart toward Ninh Binh. Stop at Bai Dinh, the biggest complex of Buddhist temples in Vietnam, to gaze at the imposing pagoda. See 500 Arhat Statues made out of blue stones, a 36-ton bronze bell, and a 100-ton Buddha statue, rising up to 10 meters. Take a lunch break in a local restaurant, with a Vietnamese buffet of goat meat, fish, chicken, and fried rice, as well as vegetarian food options. Continue to the Trang An Landscape Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featured in the 2017 movie Kong: Skull Island. Hop on a wooden boat to navigate through its quiet rivers, discover mysterious caves, and admire towering limestone karsts covered with tropical plants. Finally, climb up 500 steps to the viewpoint of Mua Caves to marvel at panoramic views of Tam Coc before transfer to Ninh Binh home-stay. You will later spend the night at a home-stay/hotel in Ninh Binh. Day 2: Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay 6:30AM - 7:00AM Limousine Bus pick up from Ninh Binh home-stay and transfer to Halong Bay. 12:00 PM Check-in Cruise, welcome drink and enjoy lunch in the luxury dining room with indoor and outdoor dining areas. Cruise through Con Vit Islet, Thumb Islet, Gia Luan Harbor, and Lan Ha Bay. Drop anchor for kayaking or swimming at Ba Trai Dao Beach or visit Dark Cave and Bright Cave, depending on the weather. As the sun sinks into the horizon, gather on the sundeck to enjoy the brilliant colors in the sky and relax with tea, coffee, and a cooking demonstration. Make new friends at the sunset party or relax in the onboard Jacuzzi pool. Learn how to make the famous traditional Vietnamese spring rolls at the cooking demonstration before enjoying dinner. After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at the panoramic bar or play board games, watch a movie, go squid fishing, or get a massage by request (massage service is not included in the price). Day 3 Start your day with a 6:30 A.M. Tai Chi session on the sundeck to help focus the mind and condition the body. Enjoy a light breakfast while taking in stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets. Sail through the calm emerald waters to Ao Ech for a kayaking trip of the caves. After exploring the caves either on your own in a kaya, enjoy a lunch of Vietnamese cuisine. Disembark from the cruise and take a speedboat back to Tuan Chau Marina before driving back to your Hanoi hotel. 15:00 PM Drop off at Hanoi Old Quarter & the end trip.


Hotel pickup and drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter Round-trip Limousine Bus from Bai Dinh to Trang An tour to Halong bay Air-conditioned vehicle Electric car in the Bai Dinh pagoda English-speaking tour guide for Halong bay–Bai Dinh Trang An All entrance fees Boat trip at the Trang An Grotto WiFi onboard the Halong Cruise Accommodation Ninh Binh Homestay 5-Star Cruise & Private Balcony With Bathtub or Shower Insurance on board Welcome drink on the cruise (soft drink, tea, or coffee) Kayaking in Halong Night squid fishing Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay All Meals included All activities

Important Information

  • Itineraries and timings are subject to change due to bad weather, tide levels, and operating conditions Pickup and drop-off are only available from accommodation in central Hanoi. If staying in an AirBnB or other private accommodation, please provide a clear address in the booking process. Please advise if you are vegetarian or allergic to any foods Please inform details passport information: full name, birthday, nationality and visa date.

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